There’s so much to see and do when you visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana!

Nestled within the beauty of west-central Indiana is the home of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin – Indiana’s first and the United States eighth saint – and the congregation she founded – the Sisters of Providence. Spend the day exploring the beautiful grounds and historic buildings.

For visitors seeking a spiritual experience there are many sacred spaces, including the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore, where you can meditate and recenter. Or join us for one of our workshops, retreats, and programs offered throughout the year .

There is always something uplifting and exciting for visitors of all ages to see and do.


Schedule a tour and learn about the amazing life of Indiana’s first saint,  Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Sisters of Providence.




Enjoy the beautiful grounds and historic buildings at your own pace when you take our self-guided tour.




See our organic garden, alpacas, chickens and sustainable living ministry at our White Violet Center for Eco-Justice.




Visiting on a Sunday? Our award-winning brunch is served each Sunday in beautiful O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall.




Visit Linden Leaf Gifts in Providence Spirituality & Conference Center where you will find handmade items by the sisters and beautiful, unique merchandise!

Don’t forget to come by our new Farm Store at White Violet Center opening April 22, 2017. The store will feature organic produce and fresh eggs from our farm.




All are welcome to join us for Mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Weekdays and Saturday, at 11:30 a.m.; Sundays, at 11 a.m. Learn more here.

Driving Directions

We’re located 10 minutes northwest of the Vigo County Courthouse, and about one hour southwest of Indianapolis.